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CAST Alumni profile: Jeff Stein ’98, School of Kinesiology and Recreation

School of Kinesiology and Recreation alum Jeff Stein ’98 has enjoyed a variety of work experiences in his field post-graduation.
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CAST Alumni profiles: School of Kinesiology and Recreation alumna’s impactful and fulfilling work

CAST’s School of Kinesiology and Recreation alumna Heather Richardson ’08, ’10 knew her passions before her college experience began.
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Brent Beggs named director of the School of Kinesiology and Recreation

The School of Kinesiology and Recreation at Illinois State University recently introduced Dr. Brent Beggs as the school's new director, a role in which he is managing the immense uncertainty and...

New Master of Athletic Training program continuing history of success

For nearly two decades, Illinois State University has graduated athletic trainers from the undergraduate and Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited athletic...
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School of Kinesiology and Recreation welcomes new faculty

The School of Kinesiology and Recreation welcomes four new faculty members this academic year.
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At home with Redbird Legacy families

Meet some of the Redbird Legacy families who live in Central Illinois and hear why they chose to attend Illinois State University.
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Redbird legacy: Like father, like son

Illinois State freshman Jalen Love learned early on the value of going to college and pursuing a degree. His parents, Larry and Betty Love, were both first-generation college students who found a...
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Therapeutic recreation students make an impact

Moving classes online for the spring semester due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation meant that many professors had to act quickly and be creative. Rachel Smith, instructional assistant...
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Rising to the challenge: Alum gets creative teaching PE classes online

How does someone who teaches physical education continue to keep students engaged while also practicing social distancing? One Redbird has found the answer using the highly popular social media...
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Teacher education programs recognized for excellence in educator preparation

Illinois State University teacher education programs are being recognized for excellence in educator preparation.